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In Praise of Forgetting


This week on Facebook: I was going to use an article on David Rieff’s book/essay In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies in my post on forgetfulness but decided against its inclusion. What I did find interesting though were the reviews of Rieff’s short work received (it is clearly an essay rather than a book). There is — to my mind — a significance in the references to historic memories that the authors selectively chose to include in their reviews and in those that they did not mention. Particularly the impact that their education had in fostering historical memory and the contemporary ironies it creates. Read more of this post

Amongst the Angst!


For though my general knowledge, which is more than rudimentary,
Has been somewhat restricted by the failings of my memory,
I still may have a life that’s existential and ephemeral
I am the very model of a blogger very general.

I think that the world wide web is wonderful and while care is needed amongst the angst of knitting a path through this knowledge Knossian, its cornucopian content more than compensates for this. Nevertheless, any search that I may make on the web is hindered by my propensity to be ‘easily distracted’ which, in turn, is further compounded by failings of my immediate short term memory. Read more of this post

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